Lía Arenas Arce, Chile
Bachelor of Arts, minor in Dance from the Universidad de Chile, Lía Arenas has focused her work on the creation of gathering and creativity spaces; understood as places to generate new artistic and cultural manifestations, capable of modifying, transforming the processes that occur in that specific space. The scenic work has been developed in collaboration with musicians mainly from Santiago, performing with the band "Dolorio y Los Tunantes", dance and architecture research projects, broadcasted in dance film and small choreographic pieces, with the artist and architect Katia Montes, also interpreter, researcher and producer of the "Gesture Archaeology" project, under the direction of the dancer and choreographer Luis Corvalán. In teaching Lía has been able to develop as an assistant to the lectures "Introduction to Dance Theory and History", in the Department of Dance of the Universidad de Chile, Perception, Shape and Space, of the Department of Architecture at the same University, and professor of Academic Technique at the Maipú School of the Arts. In cultural management and production, she has developed the work by founding and being General Coordinator of the Espacio Elefante Cultural Center (2013-2016), production assistant and Executive Secretary of the Bicentennial project “Choreographic Actions”, of the Dance Department of the Universidad de Chile (2016), and producer of the extension area of the Music Department of the Universidad de Chile, work she has being doing since 2015 until now.
Lía Arenas also works independently with the Capitan Cobalto, Uva Robot and Sello Fisura record labels. In the research, she presented the paper: “Centro Cultural Espacio Elefante: Cultural spaces and proposals for student University Extension in post-dictatorship Chile”, at the Second Latin American Congress of Cultural Management, held during October 2017, in the city of Cali, Colombia, in co-authorship with Santiago Del Valle. She is currently developing her own research that proposes cultural management as a mobile body in the continuity of spaces. She obtained the Diploma in Research and Management of Cultural Heritage, from the Alberto Hurtado University, in 2017, carrying out a work that placed the corporality of the inhabitants of Santiago city as a manifestation of the Intangible Heritage. In 2018 obtained the Diploma of Philosophy and Aesthetics from the Universidad Católica de Chile, generating perspectives on the creation and mobilization of art.